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Title: Multiagent meeting scheduling with rescheduling
Authors: Modi, Pragnesh Jay
Veloso, Manuela
Issue Date: Sep-2004
Citation: Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning (DCR 2004), Toronto, Canada, September 2004. Retrieved 3/16/2006 from http://www.cs.drexel.edu/~pmodi/papers/modi-dcr04.pdf.
Abstract: We are interested in how personal agents who perform calendar management on behalf of their human users can schedule meetings effectively. A key difficulty of concern is deciding when to reschedule an existing meeting in favor of a new meeting. We model the meeting scheduling problem as a special subclass of distributed constraint reasoning (DCR) called the Incremental, Limited Information Exchange Multiagent Assignment Problem (IL-MAP). Key novelties of our approach include i) a focus on incremental scheduling, ii) scheduling under a limited information exchange paradigm and, iii) using models of other agents to schedule more effectively. Our results are the first in DCR to show how models of other agents can be used to improve problem solving performance.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1860/817
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